Waxing lyrical

I’ve wanted to try encaustic art for ages and today I got that chance. Poilin McGowan, who is a talented artist, has recently opened the Open Door Gallery and Studio in Rathcormac alongside fellow artist Tanis Gordon Smith. Poilin had a beginners encaustic art class so I jumped at the chance to have a go […]

A Day in Rathcormac

Today I went along to Rathcormac, firstly to visit the lovely market there and also to check out the Ridge of Wicker Festival taking place.

A Sligo Saturday in December

We woke up to a brief dusting of snow today. It does make a change from all the rain but it’s hard to deal with the cold now after all the mild weather we’ve had.

Rathcormac Food and Craft Market

Rathcormac is the place to be every Saturday when the wonderful food and craft fair takes place. It’s on from 11am-4pm in Branley’s Yard, Rathcormac which is just between Sligo town and Drumcliffe. There is a wonderful atmosphere, brilliant stalls, friendly faces, live music, tasty food, the best of everything. It’s great to be able […]

Benbulben Centre Market, Sligo

There is a farmer’s market at the Benbulben Centre in Rathcormac, Sligo every Saturday from 10am-2pm.  Lots of crafts, gifts and food on sale, well worth a look. Some more photos from Saturday are here.